ABSTRACT

Federal Research: DOD's Use of Study and Analysis Centers, Report to Congressional Committees   [open pdf - 793KB]

From the Highlights: "For decades, the government has contracted and entered into agreements to sponsor academic, nonprofit, or private organizations to operate FFRDCs [Federally Funded Research and Development Centers]. [...] A Senate Armed Services Committee report included a provision that GAO [Government Accountability Office] review DOD's use of FFRDCs. This report describes, among other objectives: (1) DOD obligations (in dollars) to DOD's FFRDCs from fiscal years 2013 through 2018; (2) factors that led DOD to use S&A [Study and Analysis] Centers for research; and (3) how DOD used this research."

Report Number:
GAO-20-31
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Date:
2019-12
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Government Accountability Office: https://www.gao.gov/
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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